About Martin International
Training Center | International
was founded in 1982 by Captain Walter Martin, and is committed to providing the highest quality
training for mariners seeking United States Coast Guard licenses
and documents. Our
expertise as a training organization enables us to work closely
with the offshore industry in the development of training courses in
compliance with federal regulations. Our experienced staff takes
pride in ensuring that the mariner receives the appropriate Maritime
License for his/ her offshore career. We offer courteous and professional
service to all.
Martin International endeavors to
maintain the highest standards of excellence in our training courses
Martin International intends to continue
to grow and assist the offshore industry on any training or educational
needs. We also intend to continually improve the
levels of our service, instruction, and training courses, as well
as offer any courses that are vital to offshore personnel.
INTERNATIONALS TRAINING CENTER
In January 1998, Martin International completed construction on its
new training facility in Laplace, Louisiana. This new site was
at the intersection of I-10 and I-55 Interstate highways.
immediately adjacent to both the Quality Inn and the Days Inn,
which provide accommodations for the majority of our students.
We have negotiated very reasonable rates for our students.
New Orleans International Airport via Interstate 10, is a
short 20 minutes away.
near several service stations and truck stops.
near several restaurants, including full-service and fast-food.
Our building was designed from ground up as a multi-purpose maritime
training facility. In addition to ample reception/office/work
spaces, we have five classrooms for 20+ students each, two of which
can be opened-up to make a much larger meeting space. In 2005, we
purchased an adjacent 4,000 square foot building for future
Martin International is a proprietary school
licensed by the State of Louisiana to offer instruction related
to the maritime industries. We are a charter member of the National
Association of Maritime Educators (N.A.M.E.) and an associate member
of the International Association of Drilling Contractors (IADC).
Our course curriculum includes document/license preparation courses
for Able Seaman, OIM, Barge Supervisor and Ballast
Control Operator. Additionally, our curriculum presently offers
the following U.S. Coast Guard Approved Courses:
- Stability and Ballast
Control for Mobile Offshore Drilling Units.
- Stability and Ballast
Control for Surface and Spar Units
- Offshore Installation
Manager (Unrestricted, Surface Units, Bottom Bearing Units, Spar
Units & Tension Leg Platform Units
- Barge Supervisor
- Ballast Control
- Celestial Navigation
- Radar Observer (Unlimited,
Inland, Rivers and Recertifications)
- First Aid and CPR
The entire U. S. Coast Guard licensing/documentation process
requires more than just preparation for examinations. Martin International
offers a turnkey operation to our customers by providing the following
- Evaluation and completion
of all Coast Guard required paperwork.
- Physical examinations
performed on site.
- Photograph services
provided on site.
- Hotel reservations
made by Martin International.
- Notary services
(administering of oath) provided on site for approved course graduates
(this eliminates trip to the Coast Guard by the student
- Record keeping of
license/document files for customers and client companies
Renewal of licenses and documents is an additional
service that we provide. Our one stop, get it all done
renewal service allows the mariner to renew his license with minimal
time and inconvenience.